# Top 10 Current Divider Rule MCQ Problems

Basic Electrical Engineering MCQ Questions on Current divider rule.

## SI unit of current is

SI unit of current is:

1. volts
2. ohms
3. watts
4. amps

## Current always divide in

Current always divides in:

1. Series
2. Parallel

## Current divider rule is applicable on

Current divider rule is applicable on:

1. Series circuits
2. Parallel circuits

## For two parallel resistors having same resistance the current will

For two parallel resistors having same resistance the current will:

1. Remain same
2. Divide

## Which of the following is correct formula for current divider

Which of the following is correct formula for current divider:

1. Ix = (Rx/Req) * It
2. Ix = (Req/Rx) * It
3. Both of these
4. None of these

Correct answer: 2. Ix = (Req/Rx) * It

## Current Divider Rule MCQ#6

For current divider circuit give below, if R1 = R2 then:

1. I1 > I2
2. I1 < I2
3. I1 = I2
4. Insufficient data

Correct answer: 3. I1 = I2

## Current Divider Rule MCQ#7

For the same circuit given in problem 6, if R1 > 10R2, for any value of source current, the majority of current will flow through:

1. R1
2. R2

## Current Divider Rule MCQ#8

Current divider rule is never applied to series circuits because:

1. It requires application of very complex formulae
2. Current never divides in series

Correct answer: 2. Current never divides in series

## Current Divider Rule MCQ#9

For current divider circuit in problem 6, If Is = 2 A and R1 = 3 Ω and R2 = 2 Ω and I1 and I2 are values of currents flowing through R1 and R2, then:

1. I1 = 1.2 Ω, I2 = 0.8 Ω
2. I1 = 1.5 Ω, I2 = 0.5 Ω
3. I1 = 1.3 Ω, I2 = 0.7 Ω
4. I1 = 0.8 Ω, I2 = 1.2 Ω

Correct answer: 4. I1 = 0.8 Ω, I2 = 1.2 Ω

## Current Divider MCQ#10

For circuit given in problem 6, if another resistor is added in series to R2, the current flowing through R1 will:

1. Increase
2. Decrease
3. Remain same